SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard delivers a complete data management and business intelligence platform for departments and small organizations to run their applications—helping enable effective database management with minimal IT resources.
The following capabilities are new to Standard:
- Backup Compression to reduce data backups by up to 60% and help reduce time spent on backups
- Can be managed instance for Application and Multi-Server Management capabilities
- High-scale complex event processing with SQL Server StreamInsight™